Get this Fast & Easy Sofa Blanket Beginners Crochet Pattern

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Get this Fast & Easy Sofa Blanket Beginners Crochet Pattern, as this sofa blanket is not just wonderful for kids to snuggle under watching your favorite TV show, it’s quick and fun to make for moms as well. And maybe your big girl will even be helping you with it, as you don’t need much experience to make this blanket. Together you can crochet it up in a jiffy as this super-bulky works up fast. Perhaps something to make in the next school term break?

Like to ‘try it out’ first before embarking on a large project? Make a much smaller crib blanket instead.

How Much Yarn do I need for a Blanket?

As a guideline, you’ll need is 4 large 300g skeins of Bernat Baby Blanket Yarn, (approx. 840 yards in total) for this sofa blanket in the picture which measures 44″ x 55″.

With a bit of math, you can work out exactly how many skeins you’ll need for the exact size blanket you are after.

The big skeins hold 256 yd /234m of yarn. The gauge of this yarn is 8st x 13r = 4in/10cm on size US11/8mm knitting needles. The Bernat’s recommended crochet hook size is also L11/8mm (But I’d go for 11.5 instead, as usually, you need a crochet hook size that’s 1/2 a size bigger than your knitting needles.)

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Interesting Yarn

This super-bulky and super soft yarn comes in a huge range of color. As it feels luxuriously soft, this chenille-style yarn is perfect for baby blankets and garments. And for the amount of yarn you’ll get it’s rather inexpensive too.

Tip: order a few extra skeins of this yarn. It will be used up fast – you’ll see!!! This yarn is perfect for super soft blankets, hats, booties and more for your baby … and house slippers, yoga socks, wash cloths as well as snuggle blankets for you! If you get yourself a couple of matching colors you can create a set of items or do a variety of projects.

Fast & Easy Sofa Blanket Beginners Crochet Pattern
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Free Crochet Pattern for this Sofa Blanket:  Dabbles and babbles

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